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Thailand arrests a ‘main suspect’ in deadly Bangkok bombing as wanted woman offers to surrender

Thailand’s prime minister on Tuesday said authorities have arrested a man they believe is the main suspect in a bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago that killed 20 people.

20 Jun 2018 - 4:40PM

Thailand’s prime minister on Tuesday said authorities have arrested a man they believe is the main suspect in a bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago that killed 20 people.

Thailand arrests a ‘main suspect’ in deadly Bangkok bombing as wanted woman offers to surrender
Mercurial Thai junta ruler becoming well-known for his poorly-chosen words
Thai legislature votes to impeach ex-prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra

The vote, which means Yingluck will be banned from politics for five years, came just after the attorney general announced separate plans to indict her on criminal charges.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

The vote, which means Yingluck will be banned from politics for five years, came just after the attorney general announced separate plans to indict her on criminal charges.

Thai legislature votes to impeach ex-prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra
China unveils US$482m in soft loans to Mekong countries
Thai legislature meets for first time after appointment by military junta after coup
Thai junta’s gag on media raises alarm, criticism
Thai elections to take place in October 2015, says junta leader

Thailand’s military junta will install an interim constitution next month, and elections will be held around October next year, its leader announced on Friday.

Army commander General Prayuth Chan-ocha said the temporary constitution will allow an interim legislature and cabinet to begin governing the country in September.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Thailand’s military junta will install an interim constitution next month, and elections will be held around October next year, its leader announced on Friday.

Army commander General Prayuth Chan-ocha said the temporary constitution will allow an interim legislature and cabinet to begin governing the country in September.

Thai elections to take place in October 2015, says junta leader
Thai protesters launch ‘final fight’ as government clings on

Thai police fired teargas on Friday at protesters who called for the nation’s Senate to aid their bid to topple the embattled government, two days after the prime minister was stripped of office.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Thai police fired teargas on Friday at protesters who called for the nation’s Senate to aid their bid to topple the embattled government, two days after the prime minister was stripped of office.

Thai protesters launch ‘final fight’ as government clings on
Quake measuring 6.3 cracks roads in north Thailand, at least 1 killed
Angry farmers call off protest at Bangkok airport
Thai civil servants forced to beg anti-government protesters for access to offices
Thai firms feel the squeeze from constitutional crisis, seek solution through mediation
Thai ruling party moves away from postponing polls
Thai premier: No quick end to political impasse
Red Bull family reaches hit-and-run settlement
Thailand breaks mass-massage world record
Red Bull heir suspected in deadly hit-and-run
Thailand's Red Bull heir faces more charges in Ferrari crash
Thais charge Red Bull heir with drunk driving
Thai sailors go ‘Gangnam Style’ on YouTube video
British man killed at New Year’s party in Thailand
US budget hopes boost Asia stocks
Oil rises as Israel-Hamas fight continues
Activists fear Thai return of Hmong rebel to Laos
Thailand warns of al-Qaeda plot to attack US consulate

Thai authorities have tightened security measures at the US consulate in the northern province of Chiang Mai following reports that it was a possible target of attack from al-Qaeda and Salafist terrorist groups this month, officials said on Tuesday.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Thai authorities have tightened security measures at the US consulate in the northern province of Chiang Mai following reports that it was a possible target of attack from al-Qaeda and Salafist terrorist groups this month, officials said on Tuesday.

Thailand warns of al-Qaeda plot to attack US consulate
Briton extradited to Thailand for murder trial
Thai court delays start of flood prevention works
Chimps, gorillas, other apes struggling to survive
Britain says NSA leaker Snowden not welcome in the UK
Tourists injured in Thailand train accident